Hawaii State Representative Scott Saiki names members of the Mauna Kea Working Group.
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The panel will meet over the next year to come up with recommendations for a new management and governance structure to oversee the telescope community atop the mountain. Read more
Honolulu police arrested a 23-year-old man after he allegedly entered a women’s bathroom at Ala Moana Center and punched a 20-year-old woman in the face, causing “substantial bodily injury.” Read more
The move paves the way for the mass vaccination of middle- and high-school students before the next school year. Read more
Kealoha will travel to the Seattle area on May 29 and then drive to the federal correctional facility in Sheridan, Oregon, where he will begin his sentence on June 1. Read more
Hawaii has ranked low in job growth for the past few years, meaning there is still plenty of room for improvement. Read more
No injuries were reported and there are no arrests at this time. Read more
A seven-month investigation by the Associated Press and the Oxford Internet Institute, a department at Oxford University, found that China’s rise on Twitter has been powered by an army of fake accounts. Read more
The number of active cases had more than doubled since last week to 2,486 people, and 37% of those have received two vaccine doses. Read more
The conduit has been shut down since late Friday, prompting frenzied moves by traders and retailers to secure alternative supplies. Read more
Police said today that the tiger’s whereabouts are not known. Read more
The National Transportation Safety Board said it’s still investigating all aspects of the crash. Read more
Since sundown Monday when the cross-border fighting erupted, 24 Palestinians – including nine children – were killed in Gaza, most by airstrikes, Gaza health officials said. Read more
Chinese leaders have enforced birth limits since 1980 to restrain population growth but worry the number of working-age people is falling too fast, disrupting efforts to create a prosperous economy. Read more
Democrats say the changes are even more important now as Republican-controlled states impose new voting restrictions after the divisive 2020 election. Read more
The measure put forward by Rep. Keith Kidwell, R-Beaufort, would also bar state public health authorities and licensing agencies from requiring North Carolinians to get vaccinated in order to obtain a license. Read more
The incident happened around 9 p.m. near the 900 block of Hausten Street. Read more
The press association has pledged to thoroughly reform, and last week approved a plan to, among other things, diversity its membership. But that hasn’t stopped several studios from threatening to pull out of the Globes. Read more
The 32-year-old Westbrook, in his 13th season overall and his first with the Washington Wizards, reached the milestone when he grabbed his 10th rebound with 8:29 left in tonight’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. Read more
The shooter was the boyfriend of a female victim at a birthday party attended by friends, family and children. Read more
Many lawmakers are receiving threats and worry for their safety after the U.S. Capitol was so easily breached on Jan. 6 by supporters of then-President Donald Trump who wanted to overturn the election. Read more
Today, Yang received a major boost with an endorsement from Rep. Grace Meng, the highest-ranking Asian American elected official in New York, as he seeks to solidify support among Asian American leaders. Read more